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Four ‘Stupid’ Questions Every Intern Should Ask

 ‘Should I CC you in on this email?’ You may not be expected to send many external emails early on in your internship. But if you are entrusted with liaising with suppliers, clients or media and they haven’t asked you … Continue reading

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Communication minute: Plain English

Did the feline position itself horizontally on the floor covering, or did the cat just sit on the mat? Plain English, or Plain Language, is a term used to describe writing that’s easy to understand. It’s the opposite of gobbledygook. … Continue reading

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The ABCs of surviving (and thriving) in a PR degree

Alison Coffa completed a Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications) this year, majoring in Public Relations and Journalism. She is now working as an Account Executive in a boutique Melbourne PR agency. Follow her on Twitter at @AlisonClareC . A … Continue reading

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Crippling mistakes made by students, and how to avoid them

Deakin University PR graduate Alison Coffa reflects on her time at university, and the mistakes she, and others, make. Follow Alison on Twitter: @AlisonClareC SINCE graduating I’ve had time to think about some of the misconceptions I, and classmates, had … Continue reading

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Bust out of your comfort zone

Currently studying at Deakin University’s Warrnambool campus, Belinda Balbissi has three subjects to complete before heading into the competitive world of business and management, with a Bachelor of Commerce in hand. Follow Belinda on Twitter: @BelindaNaj WARRNAMBOOL is a great place … Continue reading

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